Sunday, March 28, 2010

"What's In ObamaCare" Is Deleterious to Some

Oh, yah. Mandated calorie-count information posted on EVERY menu, menu-board, and drive-thru menu, if you have 20 or more locations.

Davanni’s, a local pizzeria-sandwich restaurant with 22 locations around the Twin Cities, will now have to comply with this mandate. A caller to my Saturday show (who wished to remain anonymous) told my radio partner Mitch Berg during a commercial break that it will cost Davanni’s approximately $200,000 to comply with the new mandate — just to start. Every menu change will require Davanni’s to have the new or modified items re-analyzed, which means that Davanni’s will probably resist adding new options for their customers. Meanwhile, larger chains with more economy of scale for such efforts such as Pizza Hut can do the tests once for all of their locations, keeping their prices lower for their customers

Or they could simply close 3 locations.

1 comment:

Al said...

then there is the fact that ObamaCare cuts back on Flex Spending usage by taking away some things currently covered as well as reducing the amount you can put in. This esp hurts us on the lower end of the pay scale by making us pay for more with post tax dollars. In other words, it is a back door tax increase for us.